Are you interested in becoming the 2025 Appalachian Trail Chaplain? The application below can be used to apply for either the thru-hiker position or the circuit hiker. Read the job descriptions for details.
To apply, download and complete the application form below. All applications must be received by August 15, 2024.
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Download the Disclosure Form
Download the Application
Download the Job Description for the Thru-Hiker
Download the Job Description for the Circuit Hiker
Once completed, please mail application documents to:
Appalachian Trail Chaplain Ministry
c/o New River District UMC
105 Asbury Lane
Wytheville, VA 24382
Important: Please indicate on completed application form if you are applying for the thru-hiker or the circuit hiker position.
Reminder: Deadline for the 2025 AT Chaplain application is August 15, 2024.
For questions about the ministry or general inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.